• Fall Activities

    Fall Activities

  • Apples

    Apples

  • Location

    Location

  • Pumpkins

    Pumpkins

  • Strawberries

    Strawberries

Long weekend ahead!

Long weekend ahead!

Looking forward to the long weekend, Minnesotans? At the orchard we begin our 12 Days of Halloween Event! On Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday we will have crafts for kids from 10 am until noon, a scavenger hunt, hayrides, hayrides to the pumpkin patch and the last brat stand of the season on Saturday! In […]

October Harvest!

October Harvest!

October signals the peak of the apple harvest and a bounty of pumpkins! This coming weekend we will continue with PYO apples on Haralson apples, have hayrides, and hayrides to the pumpkin patch, a brat stand, and music on Sunday. Apples available include Honeycrisp, SweeTango™, Haralson, Cortland, Sweet16, Prairie Spy, and Fireside. Yet to harvest […]

October at the Orchard

October at the Orchard

October brings all the richness of fall in Minnesota! The crunch of fallen leaves, a crisp chill in the air and colors busting out everywhere! At the orchard, October brings the fullness of the harvest!  Honeycrisp, Haralson, Sweet 16, SweeTango™, Cortland, McIntosh and more to come…Honeygold, Fireside, SnowSweet and Keepsake. This weekend (October 7 & […]

Fall Favorites!

Fall Favorites!

We’re rounding the corner into October this weekend and looking forward to all that October has to offer! This weekend we will have Pick-Your-Own apples on Haralson and Honeycrisp, hayrides, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, music on Saturday and brat feeds both days!  Pumpkins, gourds and squash are available as well! In the Appleshed you’ll […]

HONEYCRISP!

HONEYCRISP!

It’s a Honeycrisp weekend! We’ve begun the harvest, we’ll have pick-your-own on Honeycrisp on Saturday and Sunday.  We are planning for a great weekend! Apple varieties available also include SweeTango™, Zestar! Cortland, Wealthy, Estevahl, McIntosh, Chestnut Crabs, Patten Pears, Luscious Pears and of course those yummy caramel apples!

SweeTango™! Fall Weekends!

SweeTango™! Fall Weekends!

The SweeTango™ harvest has begun and its a beauty! This coming weekend, we have a Vendor’s Fair on Saturday and music on Sunday. We will also have hayrides, PYO apples this weekend will be on Cortland apples, and (new this year) a brat stand featuring our popular apple brats! Current apple varieties available in the […]

Fall Activities Abound!

Fall Activities Abound!

This weekend marks the beginning of fall activities and festivals. Taco Daze in Scandia, Wheels & Wings in Osceola and Hay Days in North Branch.  If you’re out and about, be sure to stop in at the orchard. We currently have in Zestar! Chestnut Crab, RedFree, Wealthy and of course those yummy caramel apples.  This […]

Opening Weekend!

Opening Weekend!

Hooray! Opening weekend is here. The good news is Pleasant Valley Road is now open! The bad news is our place isn’t quite as neat and tidy as we would like.  But we will have Zestar!, RedFree, State Fair, Summer Crisp Pears and of course those yummy caramel apples! A full bakery lineup is available […]

Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set, Go!

The State Fair is on, there is a hint of fall in the air, it’s getting dark earlier.  All signs that fall is truly around the corner. We are super busy getting things ready to open at the orchard this Saturday, September 2nd. It feels a bit overwhelming when we start. But as we push […]

Apple Time!

Apple Time!

The fall apple season is just around the corner! Each day we see more ripening apples appear amongst the green of the orchard. As regular customers at Pleasant Valley Orchard, you probably already knew this – but I’m going to share our secret with you as to why our apples are simply the best around! […]